The purpose of the Product Room is the development and provision of processes, templates, tools and functionality to enable the robust and efficient use of product data, relevant third-party standards, classification systems and other forms of structured content for openBIM.
The steering committee is led by a representative of the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) and comprised of representatives from international members and local buildingSMART chapters. The steering committee facilitates the project and activities of the room, interacts with and provides reports to the standards committee, leads the room sessions at buildingSMART summits, and ensures the buildingSMART Process is followed.
- Develop the tools and templates that support the buildingSMART Data Dictionary
- Enable the efficient use of product data in projects and subsequent asset management
- Develop and execute projects for product support to advance the development of openBIM
- Facilitate the translation and localization of IFC